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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Nest.

In this Badge Bit, you will replace a locking door knob.

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
   - must install or replace a door knob with one that locks

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide proof of the following with pictures (or a video < 2 mins long):
   - before, during, and after of replacing a locking door knob
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Replacing an old door knob with a new locking door knob. Holes and latch plate easing already fit new hardware, which did make it easier.
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Old door knob
Old door knob
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Midway. Old hardware removed.
Midway. Old hardware removed.
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New hardware installed and tested. Latches smoothly!
New hardware installed and tested. Latches smoothly!
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The locking mechanism stopped working on one of our exterior doors, so it wouldn't lock at all.
Before.jpg
The old, broken door knob
The old, broken door knob
Progress.jpg
The door with the knob removed
The door with the knob removed
Removed.jpg
The old door knob removed
The old door knob removed
Done.jpg
The new door knob, working great
The new door knob, working great
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